Engineering Team Lead


Canada / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/16/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , San Francisco, CA, 94105

About Wonolo

Fast. Flexible. Staffing Reinvented. Wonolo, which stands for “Work Now Locally,” is an on-demand staffing platform that is changing the way businesses find talent for their immediate labor needs. Everyday, we are creating flexible opportunities for individuals to make extra income, learn new skills, and change their lives. At the same time, we are saving companies money by connecting them with talented people within minutes. Wonolo provides a broad range of jobs from warehouse, delivery, and merchandising, to event staffing and admin roles and is currently available in NorCal, SoCal, NY/NJ/PA, Chicago, Dallas, Nashville, Atlanta, and PHX.

Job Description

Wonolo, which stands for Work Now Locally, is disrupting the $70bn temporary staffing industry. Founded in 2014, Wonolo is a remote-first company with three regional hubs: San Francisco Bay Area, Nashville, and Toronto. We have built a tech-enabled marketplace that connects businesses in need of front-line workers on a temporary or seasonal basis, with 500,000 underemployed workers in local markets all across the country. Our mission is to empower the in-demand workforce by providing flexible and fulfilling job opportunities for everyone.
We’re looking for a Lead Engineer to join our Requestor team which is responsible for all interactions our customers (a.k.a requestors) have with our technology solution. This team owns the web and mobile apps that businesses use to post jobs, manage shifts, rate and pay workers, and monitor the overall performance with Wonolo. This team consists of talented and driven full-stack developers, mobile engineers, a product manager and designer, who have full control of the end to end experience and constantly drive towards improving our customer-based KPIs. This is an exciting position that offers autonomy and teamwork, with clear opportunities for career growth.
We are open to remote candidates located anywhere in Canada.

What you'll do:

    • Directly manage front-end and back-end engineers.
    • Use your solid understanding of full-stack architecture and development to build out products for our customers.
    • Provide leadership, skills development opportunities, and mentoring to engineers in a collaborative way.
    • Participate in product planning to ensure we are building the right things and delivering them at the right time for our customers while minimizing technical debt.

What you've done:

    • Led and motivated technical teams as a tech lead.
    • Experience with React and Ruby on Rails; especially React. 
    • Ability to build high-quality applications from wireframes and visual designs that incorporate animations, video, etc.
    • Have worked on full-stack systems or managed full-stack developers.
    • Ability to clearly distill complex and ambiguous situations into actionable plans for your team.
    • Excellent verbal and written communicator.

Who you are:

    • 2+ years of technical lead experience.
    • 3+ years of previous experience as a hands-on technical contributor.
    • Strong communication skills with engineers and non-technical folks.
    • Experience delivering products in an agile environment.
    • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related.

Benefits and Perks:

    • The opportunity for growth in a mission-driven and well-funded start-up.
    • Competitive salary, meaningful equity, and company bonus.
    • We cover 100% insurance (medical/dental/vision) premiums.
    • We encourage a healthy work-life balance and offer flexible schedules, an open vacation policy, and the ability to work from anywhere in Canada (no more commutes)!
    • Generous parental leave plan.
    • Cell phone reimbursement and laptop.
    • Team outings, virtual happy hours, company off-sites, and more!
About Wonolo:
Wonolo is a two-sided online marketplace that serves over 500,000 front-line workers, providing them access to flexible job opportunities across the nation within minutes, at companies like Coca-Cola, HelloFresh, Papa John's, and thousands more.
We are a remote-first company with 130+ employees in North America with three regional hubs: San Francisco Bay Area, Nashville, and Toronto. We are backed by leading investors including Sequoia, Bain Capital, PivotNorth, and Base10. 
Learn more about us:
Wonolo is a Great Place to Work Certified company for delivering a consistently high-trust experience for all employees. We value representation and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees.
#23 in Fortune's Best Workplaces in Technology 2020 (Small and Medium)
#16 in Fortune's Best Workplaces in the Bay Area 2020 (Small and Medium)
Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces 2020 (Medium to Large)
Wonolo welcomes you as you and celebrates our collective diversity. We work to serve the underserved, and we are built on the strength of our entire community. We are especially interested in candidates who represent different cultures, perspectives, and backgrounds as this empowers our team to come together to make the best decisions and biggest impact. 
Wonolo is an equal opportunity employer. We make the best effort to ensure all people feel supported, empowered and connected at work. A big part of this effort is through our support for members and allies of Employee Resource Groups such as Whammies of Color and Allies At Wonolo (WoCAW), Women of Wonolo (WoW), Parents of Wonolo (PoW), and People Out at Wonolo and Allies (POWA). Individuals seeking to work at or with Wonolo are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected status under all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

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